GARNiDELiA has given us the opening theme songs for Mekakucity Actors, The Irregular at Magic High School, and Gundam Reconguista in G. We asked the group about their upcoming performance at Sakura-Con 2015 in April.
Sakura Exhibition 2015 in Tokyo is currently being held for five days March 24–28. The exhibition will also be touring the States in April.
The professional soccer team Kawasaki Frontale, which even has players who participated in the World Cup, are doing a serious collaboration with otaku culture.
The main area of AnimeJapan 2015 opened on the March 21, revealing displays of the newest anime information and original illustrations from popular titles.
Get excited - trailers for spring 2015 slice of life and school life anime are here! Check them out and plan your watch list ahead of time!
Trailers for spring 2015 anime are here! Check them out and plan your watch list early!
Japan’s famous tourist spot, Tokyo Tower, has been taken over by the One Piece crew! The island of adventure, “Tongari Jima,” appears!
The two latte artists opened the cafe REISSUE in Harajuku, Tokyo. The slogan of the shop is “A place where you can enjoy the best latte art in the world.”
George and Mattsun competed at the Latte 1 Grand Prix Championship held at Odaiba, Tokyo. It ended with Mattsun losing and having his face covered in pie.
Inside a skirt, there lies a universe.
We explored the creative activities and the source of inspiration of Laica Chrose, winner of 2014’s TOM Prize and ARTs*LABo Prize.
A talk with Mikeou, the creator behind this moe ita-curtain.
We spoke with Shirow Miwa, the manga artist and illustrator behind the cover of More Heroes and Heroines.
An exhibition of award-winning works for the 18th Japan Media Arts Festival was open from Feb. 4–15.
We spoke with illustrator Yuu, who designed “ita-curtains” featuring a Japanese-style Alice in Wonderland.
From famous characters of old, to characters from new series! The forefront of the figure world is right here!
We’re introducing through pictures the cool and comical creations spotted at the garage kit festival Wonder Festival 2015 [Winter]! Even Tokyo Ghoul’s Kaneki has finally become a figure?!
Wonder Festival 2015 [Winter] (WonFes), the world’s largest garage kit festival, was held at the Makuhari Messe International Convention Complex on Feb. 8.
Kuuchuu Yousai is an illustrator who draws incredibly adorable girls. Capturing every detail from the deepest parts of the eyes to the highlights on the hair, he depicts girls in a natural way. Currently, he does professional rough drawings and illustration work for games, while also leading a doujinshi circle called Pagupagu Magu, and has even released an ita-curtain on Tokyo Otaku Mode...
Jan. 3, 2015 22:00
Since her debut, Aoi has been proactive in performing overseas, but this will be her first time performing in South America.
Jan. 3, 2015 16:00
A key visual to Season 2 of Non Non Biyori has been released and the title Non Non Biyori Repeat has been confirmed.
Jan. 3, 2015 10:00
Purchasing doujinshi with acorns at Comiket is a hot topic of conversation.
Jan. 3, 2015 01:39
The newest work in the Psycho-Pass series, Psycho Pass the Movie, will release in Japan countrywide on Jan. 9, 2015. In celebration of this, events that use Tokyo as their stage are being held.
Jan. 2, 2015 16:00
Even chief director Yoshiyuki Tomino, who was so busy he said, “I haven’t finished work yet,” and, “I really don’t have the time to be here,” made it to the theater, accompanied by Mark Ishii (protagonist Bellri Zenam), Yu Shimamura (Aida), Takuya Sato, and Ryota Ohsaka (Klim) from the cast.
Jan. 2, 2015 11:00
Up-and-coming voice actor Arata Ito’s volunteer trash picking along the perimeter of Comiket’s venue is becoming a Comiket spectacle. It didn’t go missing from this year’s Comic Market 87 either, which started on Dec. 28.
Jan. 2, 2015 07:00
The movie Appleseed Alpha will release in theaters across Japan on Jan. 17, 2015. A special commercial focusing on Briareos played by Junichi Suwabe, a character who is the first love of main character Deunan, has been completed and was broadcast on Dec. 27 on Tokyo MX, Gunma TV, Tochigi TV, and BS11.
Jan. 2, 2015 05:25
Pom Pom Purin Cafe located on Takeshita Street in Harajuku has announced new menu items exclusively for winter.
Jan. 1, 2015 16:00
The anime The Fruit of Grisaia based on the popular game by Front Wing ended its broadcast with Episode 13 on Dec. 28.
Jan. 1, 2015 10:00
On Dec. 24, Computer Entertainment Supplier’s Association (CESA) announced that CEDEC 2015 will be held from Aug. 26-28, 2015. They also released the “Game Development Technologies Road Map 2014 Edition.”